Negroes Lynched By White Mobs

Source Type: Newspaper
Author: n.a.
Publisher: Vancouver Daily World
Place of publication: Vancouver, BC
Date of publication: 4/10/1908

Mobile, Ala., April 8. – Walter Clayton, a negro serving time at the stockade of the Hand Lumber Company for manslaughter, late Saturday afternoon criminally assaulted Mrs. Josepr White, aged 20 years, and was lynched by a mob of 25 men outside the limits of Bay Minette last night. At Wasson, Miss., John Burr, a negro, was lynched by about 500 men for the murder of a 12-year old white boy.


“Negroes Lynched By White Mobs.” Vancouver Daily World (Vancouver, BC), April 10, 1908.